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1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

There is a phrase that many of us use… “be careful!” I catch myself using it all the time. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with “being careful” when there is a need to use caution out of wisdom. Of course, there is a time to genuinely caution someone else about something, don’t get me… Read More 1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

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1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

I’m in a different kind of “learning season”… And the lessons I am learning are fast-paced, unfamiliar, “jump right in and make mistakes”… I am having to learn things quickly when I’d prefer to take it slow. It feels like I’ve been nudged into something brand new and different… with a little bit of an… Read More 1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

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1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

We need… what God places before us to face. For He knows how we need to be shaped. He has purpose… even in the mistakes He allows us to make! Yes, we need… what God allows into our paths—the challenges that arise in our lives… …that we may learn to OVERCOME… …that we might confidently… Read More 1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

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1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

There’s a lot of pain and sickness in the lives of many of those around us right now… This great need, this deep desperation… is stirring the heart of God. He loves us, He knows our need, and His heart is tender and compassionate towards us. 💝 And God allows His heart to be felt,… Read More 1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

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1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

“…write about exactly where you are.” So where am I? Well, there are some days when the words seem to flow, and flow, and overflow onto this page… …and there are other days–or what can feel like mini “seasons”… where the flow seems to be dried out. It’s the ebb. The words don’t seem to… Read More 1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

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1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

“My soul, wait silently for God alone,For my expectation is from Him.He only is my rock and my salvation;He is my defense;I shall not be moved.In God is my salvation and my glory;The rock of my strength,And my refuge, is in God. Trust in Him at all times, you people;Pour out your heart before Him;God is a refuge for us. Selah“-Psalm 62:5-8 “The LORD is my rock… Read More 1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

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1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

This is what seems to be flowing onto the page this morning… “I chose you, when you didn’t think anyone would ever want to choose you. …but I chose you. I chose you to do the work of My heart to be My child of light in the dark when you never thought you could… Read More 1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

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1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

“You are the God who works wonders;You have made known Your strength among the peoples.“—Psalm 77:14 We don’t know how God will choose to “show up” in and through our lives… It’s kind of like that Forrest Gump quote, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” But we… Read More 1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

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1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ

Do you ever find your self wrapped up in a heavy, overbearing, obsessive or worrisome kind of “pressure“? “I’ve got to figure this out. Right now.” “I’ve got to make this happen.” “…And why isn’t this happening?” “I’ve got to figure this out…” And you stop and take a look at the fruit, you look… Read More 1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ

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1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

…and just like that… we’ve stepped into 2022. ✨ This year… Even in the midst of the screaming voices of fear… May LOVE be the “loudest” voice we hear! 💓🔊👂 “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound… Read More 1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

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12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

So it’s been a few days since I’ve written… It’s good to be back. 💖☀️ I’m here to wrap up this year. 🥳 As I sat down this morning to reflect on the last few days before the Lord, I’ve been thinking about the fact that 2022 is just on the other side of the… Read More 12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

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12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

I saw a post on the She Rises Instagram, and I wanted to share it because I feel that it’s such a key reminder in this time we are living in. It applies to every moment—every kind of situation of every day. I also love the simplicity of the way it’s expressed… And I am… Read More 12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

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12.20.2021 – Meet “Flower” the Donkey

Well, she’s here! Our first donkey… Meet “Flower” the donkey. 🌸 She’s a 6 or 7 month old miniature donkey, and I completely adore her! 🥰 We have been in crunch-time mode to get her fence done over the last couple of weeks, and the day before she came we put up a little barn… Read More 12.20.2021 – Meet “Flower” the Donkey

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12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

I came across a video of a lady sharing about a certain kind of “spiritual practice” that she had gotten into… And as I watched and listened to her story (with Jesus right by my side)… I could feel my heart break for her. I could see, that she had been a child who was… Read More 12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

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12.15.2021 – “God, will You prepare my heart for this day…”

Heavenly Father, I sense that You are preparing my heart for this day… Ready my heart, God… that I might show compassion that I might shine with Your pure light. Align my heart with Yours today, make me sensitive to the leading of Your Spirit. I know that You will show me the way, and… Read More 12.15.2021 – “God, will You prepare my heart for this day…”

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12.12.2021 – Face-to-Face with “Impossible”

Sometimes the Lord allows us to come very close to the “edge“… …a place that seems like “certain death” for us. An outcome that seems grim, and the closer and closer we inch to the edge, the more and more we come face-to-face with “the impossible.“ All we can see is how close we are… Read More 12.12.2021 – Face-to-Face with “Impossible”